The largest working European steam locomotive, in preparation in front of the freight warehouse of Le Creusot station where it is sheltered and preserved by Chemins de fer du Creusot.
Steam train from Le Creusot to Villars-les-Dombes.
Train du Chemin de Fer du Creusot from Le Creusot to Villars-les-Dombes.
Under a downpour, a TGV going to Paris meets the 4-8-2 "241-P-17" going to Lyon on the Dombes line.
Apologies for a picture that is only 50% steam!
Steam power, nuclear power and wind power (on the right): the 241P follows the Rhône river, passing the Cruas-Meysse nuclear plant (4x900MW).
The bridge over the Aigues river near Orange, Vaucluse, on the "classic" PLM line (Paris-Lyon-Marseille)